The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 206 213 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -63
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 55 55 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.56% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.60% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 84
Median daily rate £375 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £271 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £360 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.11% +21.42%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3149 3438 3029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.64% 34.99% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1987 2184 1674
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 108 109
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.78 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +29 34 £375 +10.29% 10
Surrey +8 10 £354 +15.04% 7
Berkshire +14 9 £375 +11.94% 3
Kent 0 2 £300 -11.11% 2
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (83.84%) C#
3 65 (65.66%) ASP.NET
4 56 (56.57%) SQL
5 55 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 45 (45.45%) HTML
7 44 (44.44%) CSS
8 42 (42.42%) JavaScript
9 40 (40.40%) Windows
10 36 (36.36%) XML
10 36 (36.36%) IIS
11 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (27.27%) Web Services
15 24 (24.24%) C++
15 24 (24.24%) Internet
15 24 (24.24%) MVC
16 23 (23.23%) CMS
16 23 (23.23%) VB
16 23 (23.23%) PowerShell
16 23 (23.23%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (23.23%) Sitecore
16 23 (23.23%) HTML5
16 23 (23.23%) .NET Framework
17 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
18 21 (21.21%) Degree
18 21 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (20.20%) WCF
20 19 (19.19%) Memory Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (36.36%) IIS
2 23 (23.23%) CMS
2 23 (23.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.06%) WordPress
5 5 (5.05%) Drupal
5 5 (5.05%) Joomla!
5 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.13%) Office 365
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) Internet
2 11 (11.11%) HTTP
3 5 (5.05%) SSL
4 3 (3.03%) Firewall
4 3 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) DHCP
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) Intranet
5 1 (1.01%) LDAP
5 1 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.06%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.03%) Big Data
9 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (3.03%) Datazen
9 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
9 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (19.19%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.03%) MSI
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.01%) SilkTest
General
1 14 (14.14%) German Language
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) French Language
2 10 (10.10%) Italian Language
2 10 (10.10%) Spanish Language
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (66.67%) Developer
2 31 (31.31%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Sitecore Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) CMS Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.08%) VB.NET Developer
8 7 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.07%) DBA
8 7 (7.07%) SQL DBA
9 6 (6.06%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Messaging Support
11 4 (4.04%) ASP Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Development Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Development Support Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared DBA
11 4 (4.04%) Messaging Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (65.66%) ASP.NET
3 45 (45.45%) HTML
4 44 (44.44%) CSS
5 36 (36.36%) XML
6 27 (27.27%) Web Services
7 23 (23.23%) .NET Framework
7 23 (23.23%) HTML5
8 20 (20.20%) WCF
9 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (16.16%) LINQ
9 16 (16.16%) Node.js
10 15 (15.15%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (10.10%) jQuery
11 10 (10.10%) MAPI
12 7 (7.07%) WPF
13 6 (6.06%) Ajax
13 6 (6.06%) DCOM
14 4 (4.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) N-Tier
2 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Clustering
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.01%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.40%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) MVC
3 19 (19.19%) Memory Management
4 18 (18.18%) Scrum
5 15 (15.15%) OOP
6 14 (14.14%) OWASP
6 14 (14.14%) SDLC
6 14 (14.14%) Secure Coding
7 12 (12.12%) Content Management
8 11 (11.11%) Kanban
9 10 (10.10%) Web Development
10 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.05%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.05%) Service Management
11 4 (4.04%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.03%) ITIL
12 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (83.84%) C#
2 56 (56.57%) SQL
3 42 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 24 (24.24%) C++
5 23 (23.23%) PowerShell
5 23 (23.23%) VB
6 17 (17.17%) VBScript
7 15 (15.15%) T-SQL
8 14 (14.14%) VB6
9 10 (10.10%) Java
10 7 (7.07%) PHP
11 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.02%) C
12 2 (2.02%) VBA
12 2 (2.02%) XAML
13 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.01%) F#
13 1 (1.01%) Haskell
13 1 (1.01%) Python
13 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (21.21%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.05%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.23%) Sitecore
3 15 (15.15%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) AppDynamics
4 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.04%) HP
5 4 (4.04%) Lumension
6 3 (3.03%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.03%) Sun
6 3 (3.03%) VMware
7 2 (2.02%) Remedy
7 2 (2.02%) Sybase
8 1 (1.01%) Capita
8 1 (1.01%) ILOG
8 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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